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Toxic plants for dogs – Ideas for gardens and decoration

Dogs enjoy the garden, but sometimes, especially when they are puppies, they can play with plants and bite them. In addition to educating them not to break the plants, we must be aware that they do not eat anything that is harmful to them. Today we will refer to some of the species that can become toxic to dogs, so we will keep the pet safe and without suffering any danger.

Lilacs are very common plants in gardens but they are very dangerous for animals. Some species that we buy to decorate the garden can cause stomach upset, as well as tremors and depression.

Sago Palm
Another plant that can be dangerous is the sago palm, very common in the gardens. The danger is found in its content of cyicasine, a substance that causes diarrhea, vomiting, liver damage and in the most extreme cases causes death. It is essential that we are very attentive in the case of having dogs, it is best to avoid putting it in the gardens.

Although in many countries its cultivation is prohibited, it may happen that in some house it is concentrated, in these cases we must remember that it can be dangerous for our dog, who ingesting it may feel disoriented, dizzy and with a fast or slow heartbeat. It is one of the most harmful plants since the effect can last in your body for several days.

Azaleas can be toxic to dogs, when ingested they can cause vomiting, diarrhea, excessive salivation, weight loss, weakness. In many cases the pet can end up in a coma or cause death. Immediate attention by a veterinarian is essential.

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